DARLENE POPOVIC is a woman of many talents – Comedienne, actress, singer. She has brightened innumerable San Francisco Bay Area productions and is in demand as an emcee for conventions, corporate events and fundraisers. One of her specialties is playing multiple roles. In Absolutely San Francisco, she is a triumph as “Sunshine the Homeless Lady” and 5 other characters, whom you’d find only in San Francisco.
Darlene played the entire female cast (7 roles) in the San Francisco production of Paul Rudnick’s Jeffrey, at Theatre on the Square and in No Way to Treat a Lady (5 roles) at TheatreWorks in Palo Alto and the Cohoes Music Hall in Upstate New York. She has presented many of her one-woman shows in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York, displaying her versatility in comedy, music and drama. Dar has performed in Cabaret Conventions both in San Francisco and New York. Among her TV appearances are: Return to the Streets of San Francisco and Midnight Caller. Her CD “Love and Laughter” receives critical acclaim…”displaying a lovely singing voice and hilarious musical comedy.”
She studied Opera Theatre Arts and Classical Voice at Indiana University and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She studied acting at the American Conservatory Theatre. Her many awards include 5 San Francisco Bay Area Golds, 4 San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle and 2 Dean Goodman Choice Awards.
Darlene is a member of Actors’ Equity Association.